Mr. Tichenor got his start in the craft of editing with editor Geraldine Peroni who brought him on as apprentice editor on Robert Altman’s The Player. Continuing this collaboration, he went on to be assistant editor on Short Cuts and Prêt-à-Porter [Ready to Wear], associate editor on Alan Rudolph's Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, then technical coordinator on Altman's Kansas City, and finally as co-editor on the documentary Jazz '34, for which he earned an Emmy nomination.
Mr. Tichenor subsequently entered an ongoing collaboration with writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson, beginning as post-production supervisor on Sydney [Hard Eight], and then editing the award-winning features Boogie Nights, Magnolia and There Will Be Blood, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.
Mr. Tichenor's credits as editor also include Hurlyburly (Tony Drazan), Unbreakable (M. Night Shyamalan), The Royal Tenenbaums (Wes Anderson), Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee), The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Andrew Dominik), Doubt (John Patrick Shanley), Whip It (Drew Barrymore), The Town (Ben Affleck), Lawless (John Hillcoat), and Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow), which earned him a second Academy nomination.
His recent projects have been Child 44 (Daniel Espinosa), Triple 9 (John Hillcoat), American Made (Doug Liman), and Stronger (David Gordon Green). Tichenor’s latest release is another collaboration with director Paul Thomas Anderson, best-picture nominated Phantom Thread.